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 2020-06-30 18:42 

Wall Street Journal

New York City Leaders Reach Deal on Austere Budget, Police Cuts...

Mayor Bill de Blasio reached an agreement with New York City Council leaders on an $88.1 billion budget for the coming fiscal year that drastically cuts city spending while shifting $1 billion in funding from the NYPD to youth and social services....

 2020-06-29 23:25 

Wall Street Journal

De Blasio Vows to End Solitary Confinement in New York City Jails...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio pledged Monday to stop using solitary confinement in the city's jail system, marking a victory for criminal-justice reform advocates who have long argued the practice is inhumane....

 2020-06-29 23:22 

Wall Street Journal

De Blasio Agrees to Cut NYPD Funding by $1 Billion...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said he had agreed to shift more than $1 billion in annual funding out of the New York Police Department, as he and the city council raced to make a deal on the city's budget....

 2020-06-26 14:42 

Wall Street Journal

New York City Mayor Makes New Plea for Borrowing Power to Save Budget...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio continued to press state lawmakers to grant the city the power to borrow money to close a budget gap, reducing the amount sought to $5 billion....

 2020-06-24 19:59 

Wall Street Journal

New York City Could Lay Off Thousands to Fill $1 Billion in Coronavirus Shortfall...

Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city could lay off or furlough up to 22,000 employees in the fall as it faces a $9 billion budget shortfall because of the coronavirus....

 2020-06-24 00:54 

Wall Street Journal

New York City to Permit Swimming at Beaches Next Week...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will announce on Wednesday that city beaches will officially open July 1 and permit swimming, according to a person familiar with the matter....

 2020-06-23 21:12 

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New York City to Ease Street-Parking Rules...

Mayor Bill de Blasio said new rules taking effect on June 29 will limit alternate-side parking, which requires vehicles to be moved from one side of the street on a certain day so the street can be cleaned....

 2020-06-23 20:34 

Wall Street Journal

Fireworks Are Exploding Over New York City, and Mayor de Blasio Wants It to Stop...

Fireworks have been bursting over New York City for nights now, and Mayor Bill de Blasio said he would ferret out the source of the illegal explosives....

 2020-06-22 15:59 

Wall Street Journal

Attorney General Barr, Berman at Odds Over Letter Criticizing New York City Mayor...

Geoffrey Berman, the former top federal prosecutor in Manhattan, refused to sign a Justice Department letter criticizing Mayor Bill de Blasio for enforcing social-distancing rules to block religious gatherings but not protests....

 2020-06-18 22:29 

Wall Street Journal

New York City to Ban Police Restraints That Choke People...

Mayor Bill de Blasio said he would sign a measure passed by City Hall making chokeholds a misdemeanor, the latest in a series of efforts to reform law-enforcement practices....

 2020-06-17 16:08 

Wall Street Journal

New York City's Borrowing Plan Fails to Gain Traction...

New York state lawmakers have given little support to New York City's plans to borrow up to $7 billion to fill revenue gaps, hindering Mayor Bill de Blasio's efforts to reach a budget deal by the end of the month....

 2020-06-16 22:21 

Wall Street Journal

New York City to Release Body-Camera Footage of Police Shootings...

As part of a wave of law-enforcement reforms, the New York Police Department will release body-camera footage that captures an officer discharging a gun or Taser, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said....

 2020-06-09 21:51 

Wall Street Journal

New York City Pools Could Reopen Despite Coronavirus Concerns...

The city's public pools could open later this summer as coronavirus cases continue to drop, although Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city was still evaluating the risk....

 2020-06-08 23:29 

Wall Street Journal

New York City Mulls Police Cuts Amid Protesters' Calls For Change...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said he is committed to cutting funding to the NYPD as part of an overhaul of the agency amid a wave of protests, but the amount hasn't been determined yet....

 2020-06-08 21:33 

Wall Street Journal

New York City to Expand Bus-Only Corridors...

Parts of Manhattan's Fifth Avenue and sections of other major streets in New York City soon will become bus-only corridors to increase transit service, alleviate overcrowding and combat the spread of the new coronavirus, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Mond...

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